Tuesday, January 10, 2012
The voting has begun in New Hampshire, America’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary, and many are the questions we won’t have answered until this evening.
Scott Rasmussen and a panel of high-profile guests looked at what to expect and what it means in a one-hour TV program that aired on WBIN-TV in Derry, N.H. last night. Excerpts from “What New Hampshire Thinks with Scott Rasmussen” will be released on the Rasmussen Reports website every hour all day today beginning at 8:30 am Eastern.
Scott’s guests include New Hampshire’s two most powerful legislators, state House Speaker Bill O’Brien and state Senate Majority Leader Jeb Bradley, along with State Senator Bob Clegg, the former majority leader. Also on hand are Bill Kristol of The Weekly Standard, Ramesh Ponnuru of National Review, the Boston Globe’s Washington Bureau Chief Chris Rowland and Bloomberg News political reporter Julie Davis.
Helping to get a handle on the primary in the closing hours are Democratic strategist Jim Demers, Republican strategists Tom Rath and Fran Wendleboe and Jennifer Horn, president of the conservative issues group We the People.
In this segment, The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol, Republican strategist Tom Rath and Chris Rowland of The Boston Globe discuss which candidate is viewed most favorably in Massachusetts, and why that may be.
Check back at 10:30 a.m. EST for Segment Three featuring The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol, former New Hampshire Senate Majority Leader Bob Clegg and Julie Davis of Bloomberg News. The panel will be discussing the feature of the race to be the next Republican nominee for president in 2012.
For analysis on the latest NH results from Scott Rasmussen and the first round of panelists, please click here.
To watch the opener, which reveals the latest New Hampshire poll results, please click here.
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